Table 6-4
U.S. and EU commercial KI services trade, by category: 2004, 2008, and 2011
(Billions of dollars)
 
2004 2008 2011
Category Exports Imports Balance Exports Imports Balance Exports Imports Balance
 
United States
All commercial KI services 118.9 86.4 32.5 201.7 165.7 36.0 235.1 183.6 51.5
Computer and information services 8.7 8.6 0.1 13.1 16.9 -3.8 15.5 24.5 -9.0
Financial services 43.7 40.2 3.5 72.2 76.1 -3.9 81.0 72.8 8.2
Other business services 61.6 32.3 29.3 101.8 64.3 37.5 117.2 78.2 39.0
Communications services 4.9 5.2 -0.3 10.3 8.4 1.9 12.9 8.1 4.8
EU
All commercial KI services 207.5 141.1 52.7 376.2 252.5 123.9 431.6 274.7 126.6
Computer and information services 20.2 10.0 7.3 44.7 18.8 20.3 57.1 20.3 30.4
Financial services 49.8 24.9 41.6 93.1 40.0 54.7 96.3 45.5 41.6
Other business services 129.3 97.2 4.8 220.2 175.4 50.0 254.2 187.6 53.0
Communications services 8.2 9.0 -1.0 18.2 18.3 -1.1 24.0 21.2 1.7
 

EU = European Union; KI = knowledge intensive.

NOTES: Commercial KI services trade consists of communications, other business services, financial services, and computer and information services. Financial services includes finance and insurance. EU trade does not include intra-EU trade.

SOURCE: World Trade Organization, International trade and tariff data, http://www.wto.org/english/res_e/statis_e/statis_e.htm, accessed 8 August 2013.

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